The Mennonite - July 2009

"for the record" - Deaths:

The Mennonite, July 7, 2009, page 28, Vol. 12, No. 13.

Beck.- John L., 75, Canfield, Ohio, died May 30 of complications of cancer. Spouse: Dorothy M. Lehman Beck. Parents: Floyd and Marietta Little Beck. Children: Lee, Mark; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 3 at Midway Mennonite Church, Columbiana, Ohio.

Kulp.- Henry Derstein, 91, Souderton, Pa., died June 3 of a cerebrovascular accident. Spouse: Sara Halteman Kulp. Parents: John L. and Katie H. Derstein Kulp. Children: Sam, Gerald, Jacob; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 6 at Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield, Pa.

Marczuk.- John K., 87, Harleysville, Pa., died June 4. Spouse: Ruth A. Moyer Marczuk. Parents: Jacob and Ahafia Kostrubiak Marczuk. Children: Beverly A. Mackaman, Cynthia D. Marczuk, J. Stephen, Amy McCouch; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 8 at Salford Mennonite Church, Harleysville.

Mast.- Ralph, 88, Goshen, Ind., died April 10. Spouse: Ellen Rose Mast. Parents: Elijah and Ella Good Mast. Children: Linda Farmwald, Alice Jane Gesse; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 14 at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Kouts, Ind.

Nuttall.- James David, 58, Frazer, Pa., died May 30 of a heart attack. Spouse: Kathleen Ann Frederick Nuttall. Parents: James Kershaw Nuttall and Jean Mary Williams Nuttall. Children: Andrew Janes, Sarah Jean Nuttall. Funeral: June 5 at Frazer Mennonite Church.

Richard.- Phil L., 56, Hesston, Kan., died June 7. Spouse: Sandi K. McLaughlin Richard. Parents: Elmer J. and Eunice M. Amstutz Richard. Funeral: June 10 at Hesston Mennonite Church.

Snyder, Donald F., 89, Goshen, Ind., died June 5. Spouse: Annabelle Christophel Snyder. Parents: Tom and Margaret Knoll Snyder. Funeral: June 8, at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Witmer.- Brenda F. Winn, 51, Chambersburg, Pa., died June 5 of cancer. Spouse: Rick E. Witmer. Parents: Dorothy Brindle Winn. Children: Jaclyn Witmer, Melissa Witmer. Funeral: June 9 at Marion Mennonite Church, Chambersburg.

Zimmerly.- Dorothy J., 72, Wooster, Ohio, died June 6. Spouse: Glenn E. Zimmerly (deceased). Children: Jonathan Robinson, Joshua Robinson; two grandchildren. Funeral: June 21 at Orrville Mennonite Church, Orrville, Ohio.

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The Mennonite, July 21, 2009, page 28, Vol. 12, No. 14.

Doerksen.- Johnnie R., 83, Reedley, Calif., died June 24 of a stroke. Spouse: Marie Winkler Quenzer Doerksen. Spouse: Lodema Janzen Doerksen (deceased). Parents: Cornelius and Anna Reimer Doerksen. Children: Ron Doerksen, Cal Doerksen, Kathy Bauman, Randy Quenzer, Duane Quenzer; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 29 at First Mennonite Church, Reedley.

Gehman.- Paul W., 72, Lancaster, Pa., died June 22 of cancer. Spouse: Velma Sensenig Gehman. Parents: Paul E. and Mary Weaver Gehman. Children: Kenneth E., Cheryl L. Gainer; two grandchildren. Funeral: June 28 at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, East Petersburg, Pa.

Halteman.- Anna S. Stauffer, 90, Souderton, Pa., died June 11. Spouse: Ellis Halteman (deceased). Parents: Ambrose C. and Emma Slotter Stauffer. Funeral: June 20 at Souderton Mennonite Homes Chapel.

Hershberger.- Merlin Lee, 75, Walnut Creek, Ohio, died June 24. Parents: Homer and Leora Hostetler Hershberger. Funeral: June 28 at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.

Hershberger, Ollie Marie Brenneman Hershberger, 92, Kalona, Iowa, died June 25. Spouse: Clyde Hershberger (deceased). Parents: Erlis and Martha Marner Brenneman. Children: Cecil, Elaine Cole, Bea Knepp, Herb, Larry, Linda Cole; 25 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 29 at Kalona Mennonite Church.

Kuhns.- James Winifred, 84, Harrisonburg, Va., died March 31 of idiopathic pulmonary interstitial fibrosis. Spouse: Olive Mae Clemens Kuhns. Parents: Allen Winifred and Anna Inez Shupe Kuhns. Children: Jean Kuhns Rissler, Genet Kuhns Orebaugh, Philip, Evelyn Kuhns Rankin; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Funeral: April 18 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg.

Lederman, L. Cornell, 80, Leo, Ind., died June 25 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Spouse: Kathryn "Kate" Slabach Lederman (deceased). Parents: Amos and Lilly Liechty Lederman. Children: Todd, Jodi Lederman-Maxton, Gina Anderson; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild. Funeral: June 29 at North Leo Mennonite Church, Leo, Ind.

Rohrer, Herman Holmes, 90, Sarasota, Fla., died June 26 of complication from an aneurism. Spouse: Maybelle Neuhouser Rohrer. Children: Douglas, Marilyn Davie, Pam Crawford; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren. Funeral: June 30 at Bay Shore Mennonite Church, Sarasota.

Weirich, Dorothy Jean Deer Weirich, 80, Shipshewana, Ind., died March 13. Spouse: Joseph D. Weirich (deceased). Parents: Charles and Mildred Aduddell Deer. Children: Cheryl Barnes, Maria Weirich, Brenda Ransley, Glen Allen Weirich; six grandchildren. Funeral: May 17 at Marion Mennonite Church, Shipshewana.

Wenger, Dale Cook, 91, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died June 19. Spouse: Twiia M. Swartzendruber Wenger (deceased). Parents: Clark and Mamie Cook Wenger. Children: Marilyn Derstine, Ron, Galen; one grandchild. Private burial in Goshen, Ind., to be held at a later date.

Wingard, Betty Lou Yoder, 77, Middlebury, Ind., died May 29. Spouse: Harley J. Wingard (deceased). Parents: William and Elizabeth Miller Yoder. Children: Sharon Wyse, Terry, Debra Wingard, Jimmy; six grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one step-great grandson. Funeral: June 2 at First Mennonite Church, Middlebury.

Transcribed by:  John Ingold

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